Sara Rourke, M.D.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


3020 Children's Way
MC 5064
San Diego, CA 92123


Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

University of Iowa College of Medicine


Oregon Health and Science University - OHSU

Board Certifications



Dr. Rourke is a pediatric hospitalist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate physician at UC San Diego in the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine.

She received her undergraduate degree in biology at San Diego State University. She completed her medical training at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and then continued her pediatric residency at Oregon Health and Science University.

Dr. Rourke is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is actively involved with the education and mentorship of pediatric hospital medicine fellows and pediatric residents from UC San Diego and the Navy, in addition to UC San Diego medical students.

She has a special interest in caring for the complex patient and resource use within a hospital setting. She is also interested in quality improvement and education for medical students and residents.

Dr. Rourke enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter getting re-acquainted with all that San Diego has to offer. Their favorite activities include camping, a variety of ocean sports, and bouldering.